Lair (?), n. [OE. leir, AS. leger; akin to D. leger, G. lager couch, lair, OHG. laga, Goth. ligrs, and to E. lie. See Lie to be prostrate, and cf. Layer, Leaguer.]

1.

A place in which to lie or rest; especially, the bed or couch of a wild beast.

2.

A burying place.

[Scot.]

Jamieson.

3.

A pasture; sometimes, food.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

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